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because you would like to relax some of the laws for people who possess and are smoking marijuana and you you also in the senate have voted against in fact to ban or rather against a ban on synthetic recreational drugs. why are you more lenient on drug laws, sir? >> the main thing i said is not to legalize them but not to incarcerate people for extended period of times. i'm working with senator leahy with a bill on manda tore arery minimums. there are people in jail for 37, 50, 45 years for nonviolent crimes and that is a huge mistake. the prisons are full of nonviolent criminals. i think even marijuana is a bad thing to do and takes away your incentive to work and show up and do the things that you should be doing. i don't think it is a good idea. i don't want to promote that but i don't want to put people in jail who make a mistake. there are a lot of young people who do this and later on in their 20s they grow up and get married and quit doing things like this. the last two presidents conceivably could have been put in jail for their drug use. it would have ruined their lives. they got
to this nation after 25 years to write an immigration law that we can live with for generations to come. >> chris: what is the biggest problem? >> there is several problems. we are dealing with border enforcement which is very important on the republican side of the table. we are dealing with the question of the 11 million people paying their taxes, having a path to legalization and then ultimately to citizenship. tough issues but we are coming together and i think we can do it. i have a positive feeling. >> chris: finally, senator corker, you are the top republican on the senate foreign relations committee. this week on friday the pentagon announced they are going to deploy 14 additional missile intercepters to alaska to deal with the potential nuclear threat from north korea. what do you think of the idea? how serious do you think is the threat from the north korean a a good morning and are we paying a price for the fact that president obama scaled back on missile defense when came into office? >> well, look, i applaud the efforts. i talked to senator kerry and i know we have a group heading of
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